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Fiji sets date for second post-coup election

Fiji sets date for second post-coup election

Fiji will go to the polls on November 14, Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama announced Sunday, for what will be only the second general election since his bloodless coup in 2006.

Erdogan to pay state visit to Germany next month

Erdogan to pay state visit to Germany next month

The two fellow members of the Nato military alliance have differed over Turkey's crackdown on suspected opponents of Erdogan after a failed coup in 2016 and over its detention of German citizens.

Turkish court sentences 72 defendants to life in coup bridge trial

Turkish court sentences 72 defendants to life in coup bridge trial

A Turkish court sentenced 72 defendants to life in prison on Thursday for their role in killing 34 people after seizing control of a suspension bridge in Istanbul two years ago during an attempted coup, state media said.

Maldives president says judges plotted to overthrow him

Maldives president says judges plotted to overthrow him

The president of the Maldives on Tuesday accused judges of plotting to overthrow him, hours after he declared a state of emergency and ordered the arrest of the chief justice.

Turkey dismisses more than 2,700 in latest post-coup purges

Turkey dismisses more than 2,700 in latest post-coup purges

The Turkish government on Sunday ordered the sacking of more than 2,700 people working in public institutions over alleged links to ‘terror’ groups, in the latest round of purges since last year's failed coup.

Istanbul changes street names 'to remove Gulen links'

Istanbul changes street names 'to remove Gulen links'

Turkey's largest city Istanbul has resolved to change the names of almost 200 streets in a mass renaming campaign, largely to remove any association with the alleged mastermind ...

Putin says Russians do not want Ukraine-style 'coup'

Putin says Russians do not want Ukraine-style 'coup'

President Vladimir Putin on Thursday said Russians ‘do not want and will not stand for’ a Ukraine-style coup as he responded to a question from a rival presidential candidate at his annual press conference.

Turkish police move to arrest 333 soldiers over Gulen links

Turkish police move to arrest 333 soldiers over Gulen links

Turkish police have launched raids in 49 cities to detain over 300 soldiers accused of links to the group blamed for last year's attempted coup, state media reported Wednesday.

Trial of Turkey opposition newspaper staff resumes

Trial of Turkey opposition newspaper staff resumes

The controversial trial of staff from Turkey's main opposition newspaper resumed on Monday in a case seen as a test for press freedom under President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

Yemen's Houthi rebels fear 'coup', says Saleh

Yemen's Houthi rebels fear 'coup', says Saleh

Yemen's former president Ali Abdullah Saleh said the country's Houthi rebels feared a "coup" but that there were no longer any tensions with them, despite strains in the past fortnight.

486 suspects on trial in key case of failed Turkish coup

486 suspects on trial in key case of failed Turkish coup

A key trial started in Turkey on Tuesday, with 486 suspects facing a range of serious charges related to the failed coup attempt last year.

Turkey commemorates failed coup

Turkey commemorates failed coup

Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan and members of the opposition came together on Saturday to mark the anniversary of last year's failed coup, in a moment of ceremonial unity all but overshadowed by the sweeping purges that have shaken society since.